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We are deeply saddened about the passing of professional golfer Jarrod Lyle from cancer.
Bowel cancer screening public education campaigns could prevent more than 1000 Victorians from dying from bowel cancer and almost 2000 bowel cancer cases, if the campaign is sustained over four years, according to new analysis reported by Cancer Council Victoria.
More than 20 leading health and community groups have united to commit to reducing Victoria’s daily smoking rate and they’re urging other organisations including all political parties to get on board.
A new survey from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed concerning gaps in smokers’ awareness of 23 of the health harms associated with smoking.
A long-awaited decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel hearing the challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws has been released today, finding in favour of Australia and dismissing the claims brought by Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Indonesia.
New research has found that smoking costs the Victorian economy approx. $3.7b per year in tangible costs.
One carton of flavoured milk – the well-known tradie morning tea staple – could contain nearly as much sugar as half a packet of lollies, according to a new analysis from LiveLighter.
5,000 Victorian lives could be saved and 6,500 cases of cancer avoided over five years if there was increased effort to prevent cancer.
An emotional anti-smoking campaign, showing the debilitating suffering stroke can inflict is being launched today, World No Tobacco Day, by Quit Victoria and Stroke Foundation.
Quit Victoria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) are launching a new free training session for pharmacists in Victoria to help their patients quit smoking.
Quit Victoria and its Aboriginal Quitline service are once again partnering with The Long Walk to sponsor the ‘We Walk Together’ event on Saturday 2nd June 2018.
A 2017 Cancer Council Victoria media campaign has led to approximately 12,500 extra Victorians screening for bowel cancer and potentially saved hundreds of lives.
Aboriginal actor, musician, potter and performer Uncle Jack Charles is the voice and face of a new animation which is aiming to increase cancer screening in Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Participation in cancer clinical trials has remained stagnant over the past three decades Cancer Council Victoria has revealed today, urging patients to ask their treating team whether they could benefit from a clinical trial.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a focus on supporting patients in today’s State Budget.
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